Commodore 64 Power Supply 902503-02, part 1.

In my┬áCommodore 64 Power Supply magic┬ápost, I talked about the internal power supply and how not everything that you see when you quickly glance is as obvious as it seems. Yet again I’m faced with a similar situation. I needed an external power supply for one of the machines that I purchased recently, and I … Continue reading Commodore 64 Power Supply 902503-02, part 1.

Commodore 64 Power Supply magic.

Note: At the beginning of this post, I cover some basic power supply stuff, so if you already know a lot skip to the later part where I cover the more interesting 12V DC rail. Not as obvious as it seems. While browsing “SAMS Commodore 64 Troubleshooting & Repair Guide” I came across the block … Continue reading Commodore 64 Power Supply magic.

“Pi1541” in 30min with (almost) no soldering.

I need to test my Commodore 64 but I have no floppy drive, cassette deck or cartridge… This was the dilemma I had one evening after repairing my newly acquired Commodore 64 machine – yes I will write a blog entry about it and link it here later. I really wanted to load a game … Continue reading “Pi1541” in 30min with (almost) no soldering.